• Department ofHealth Services
  • $45,310.00 -70,020.00/year*
  • Sparta, WI
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 11675 Co Hwy B

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Public Health (DPH) is recruiting to fill a full-time Service Fund Program Coordinator, also known as a Human Services Program Coordinator - Senior, within the Bureau ofAging and Disability Resources (BADR)in Madison, Wisconsin.

DHS is located at 1 West Wilson Street in the heart of downtown Madison, near the State Capitol, the Madison Metro route and the Capital City bike path. In addition, there are plenty of nearby restaurants, shopping venues, and the Wednesday farmer's market.

State of Wisconsin benefits include nearly 4 weeks of vacation, 9 paid holidays, ample sick time, a top rated health plan, multiple low-cost insurance options and an exceptional retirement plan. In addition, DHS also offers free on-site yoga classes, indoor walking area and a supportive and collaborative work environment.

This position will work daytime hours, Monday through Friday. We offer a team-oriented atmosphere and a focus on work-life balance. This position requires approximately 10% statewide travel.

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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the administration of DHS Chapter 77: Service Fund for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing. The Service Fund program is responsible for providing payment for eligible communication access services for people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing in situations not covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This position is responsible for establishing program policies and procedures, approving and denying request for funding, and maintaining a comprehensive list of communication access services providers.

This position provides consultation and will serve as the expert in the areas of communication access and accommodations for people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing. The position is also responsible for analyzing and making recommendations for policies, procedures, and programming regarding the impact on communication access for people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing in Wisconsin. The position will work collaboratively with state agency partners, stakeholders, and individuals to develop best practices, training opportunities, and resources to improve access to communication for people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing statewide.

Special Notes:

Due to the nature of this position, all applicants who may be appointed to this position will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

This position occasionally requires the ability to drive a State vehicle or the ability to provide one's own transportation.


Minimally qualified applicants will have:

  • Experience in program management (e.g. developing policies; interpreting and applying regulations; budgeting; monitoring progress; evaluating effectiveness; recommending quality improvements, etc.)for a health or human services program.

  • Experience providing consultation, guidance, technical assistance, or training to internal and external stakeholders, agencies, employers, etc.

  • Experience working with communication accessservicesfor individuals who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing.

  • Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, including the ability toadjust communication styles to the appropriate audience.

  • Well-qualified applicants will have:

  • Experience working with State and Federal laws related to communication access servicesfor people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing (e.g. Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, etc.).

  • Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures related to communication access services.

  • The ability to develop and lead teams toward a common goal.

  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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